Cassie played junior high, high school and club volleyball in Southern California (Please welcome her to Ohio winters!) We are excited to have Cassie join our staff for the 2018-2019 club season to be able to share her experiences with our club members. After High School, she went on to play collegiate volleyball at Harding University in Arkansas. She has coaching experience in the club and camp environment - coaching athletes between the ages of 8 & 18. Cassie is IMPACT certified through USA Volleyball.
Marlee played junior high, high school and club volleyball for Clinton-Massie school district where she received both district 15 honorable mention and 1st team all SCOL. Marlee continued her volleyball career at Sinclair Community College. She has been an all around player providing her insight and knowledge across all positions. She has coached both 7th and 8th grade as well as Junior Varsity for Clinton-Massie and has been involved as an Assistant Coach to Betsy Brooks with Xplosion Volleyball Club. We are excited to have Marlee join our staff for the 2018-2019 club season as a head coach for our 15s Regional team. Marlee is IMPACT certified through USA Volleyball.
Sara will be returning to Xplosion for her third season to coach. Sara played varsity volleyball at Springboro High School and graduated in 2011. While in high school, Sara played club ball at Kaepa Borderline, Western Buckeye, and Air City Chicks. She went on to play volleyball in college at the University of Mobile in Alabama (Division I NAIA). Her experience coaching younger ages includes Panther Youth Volleyball (PYV) and the Univeristy of Mobile's sponsored training teams for multiple age groups. Sara was also the Freshman coach at Lakota East for the 2017 season.
Lori has coached JV teams for Twin Valley South and Preble Shawnee High School and is the current Assistant Varsity coach for Edgewood. She has coached for both Western Buckeye and Dayton Juniors in years past. She played for Western Buckeye and on to Sinclair Community College. She co-directed the Edgewood Youth Volleyball program and coached a youth team for 4 years and is anxious to continue her volleyball adventure with Xplosion going into her 3rd season.
Loran will be returning for her second season coaching for Xplosion! She attended Springboro High School and recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati. She currently teaches 6th grade in the Hamilton School district. Loran played varsity volleyball under Kevin Sedensky while at Springboro. She has continued to be involved in many competitive indoor/sand leagues for volleyball. Loran is IMPACT certified through USA Volleyball.
After finishing up college, Jerrica is entering her 8th year of coaching, returning for her 2nd year with Xplosion Volleyball. She is a former 18s Head Coach for Western Buckeye and coached at Matchpoint prior to that. Jerrica played for 2 years at Southern State where her record for blocks/kills remains untouched. She continues to play in local leagues in the Cincinnati area. With an expanded family this year, Jerrica will not be coaching a team this season but will remain involved in the club throughout the season.
Stacy started her coaching career in 2011, while attending Springboro High School. She coached for the Panther Youth Volleyball Program from 2011-2013. After graduating from Springboro in 2013, she attended Miami University and was head coach for Borderline Volleyball Club from 2014-2017. Stacy is IMPACT certified through USA volleyball. Stacy is looking forward to a 2nd season with Xplosion, as well as a last name change later this year. Congrats on upcoming nuptials!
Allie played volleyball for Springboro HS from 7th grade thru graduation in 2014. She went on to play collegiate volleyball at Muskingum University and Sinclair Community College. She began her club coaching career as an assistant coach for Xplosion in 2015. She continued on as an assistant for Air City Chick and was promoted to head coach for 2 additional years. She coached the JV-B team at Springboro during the 2017 season. Allie is IMPACT certified through USA Volleyball.
Andrea is a 5th year veteran coach as she's been with Xplosion since our inception. Andrea played for Chaminade Julienne High School, including club volleyball for Gem City Volleyball Club. She still plays in Adult OVR events, as well as sand and indoor leagues @ the Downtown Dayton YMCA. In addition to her playing experience, she has several years of coaching youth sports in the Dayton area. Andrea will be assisted by Joe 'MOJO' Kuritar this season.
Dawn is the former 8th grade coach at Springboro Junior High School a former Freshman coach at Carroll High School. Dawn is a former Head Coach with Western Buckeye and has experience coaching at Gem City VBC as well. Dawn has 8 years of experience with Springboro and more than 9 years of experience coaching club volleyball. Dawn is IMPACT Certified through USA Volleyball.
Kevin is the former Club Director and Coach with Western Buckeye Volleyball Club. Kevin has 10 years of experience with the Springboro program, having coached at the Junior High, JV and Varsity levels (varsity for 5 years). He is the current Junior Varsity coach at Valley View high School. He also has 15 years of experience with club volleyball. Kevin is a lifetime member of the OHSVCA and a current member of the AVCA. Kevin is CAP II, IMPACT and ASEP certified through USA Volleyball.
Betsy has High School coaching experience as the former Junior Varsity coach at Wilmington High School. Betsy also has several years of experience as a Head Coach with Western Buckeye and Xplosion Volleyball. Betsy played volleyball in college at Wilmington College and can share that experience with her players. Betsy is IMPACT certified through USA Volleyball.
Betsy will not be coaching a team this season, but will remain involved as a Managing Partner and Director of Coaching for this upcoming season.